|Monarch Elizabeth II|
Prime Minister David Cameron
Name Christopher Prentice
|Preceded by Edward Chaplin|
Education Christ Church, Oxford
|Born September 5, 1954 (age 61)
Southwark, London (1954-09-05) |
Children 4 (2 sons, 2 daughters)
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Christopher Norman Russell Prentice CMG (born 5 September 1954) is a retired British diplomat. His last post was Ambassador to Italy.
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Prentice had been a British diplomat since 1977. From 2002 to 2006 he served as British Ambassador to Jordan, and from 2007 to 2009 as Ambassador to Iraq.
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Born in The Borough, London, Prentice is a former cricketer who played a single first-class cricket match for Oxford University, scoring 4 and 19 in a game against Worcestershire.
Prentice speaks fluent Arabic and Hungarian. He is married to Marie-Josephine (Nina) with whom he has two sons and two daughters. One daughter, Helen, a doctor, married his predecessor's nephew, Mark, Viscount Asquith in May 2008 in Ashbury, Oxfordshire.
Prentice was appointed Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in the 2009 Birthday Honours.
On 6 January 2010, Prentice gave evidence to the Iraq Inquiry.
From March to May 2011 Prentice led the UK's diplomatic team in Libya which liaised closely with the opposition in Benghazi.